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Cahill wants to play out career with Everton

Everton ace Tim Cahill plans to play out his career at Goodison Park.

The Australian midfielder has a theory - that the love of the club gets into your blood if you're there long enough.

"If you stay at a club, it's harder," he told the Mirror. "It's easier to leave, really - it's easier to have a fresh challenge, because you join a new team, you have a clean slate, you nick a few goals and you have a fresh impetus.

"But I've found it's harder to stay because every year gets harder, expectations get higher, fans may get complacent about players and what they want them to achieve. They want a difference, they want a change.

"I've always said I will leave only when this football club is done with me. I think loyalty goes a long way, and I've always wanted to repay the faith this club had in me, when I came from nothing.

"As for major decisions in life there have been plenty of opportunities, but I have never conducted it in the media. I respect this club too much that create things that might be there, might not be there."

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